Posted on Monday, May 07, 2012 11:45 AM
Larry Dening, the general manager at Unison Engine Components, says he and his staff are driven by the motto shown on the wall in their Progress Drive offices. The company has expanded its staff by 30 per cent over the past year and expects continued growth in the coming years.
The Orillia community has produced a first-rate workforce for Unison Engine Components.
Rising fuel prices mean gas pains for many, but it has translated into big gains for Unison Engine Components – Orillia.
Posted on Monday, May 07, 2012 07:00 AM
As one of Ontario's largest promenades, it's a busy scene with boutiques, restaurants and a variety of housing — all in keeping with Orillia’s heritage charm.
It's somewhere to "be proud of," says Orillia resident Lenore Weaver.
"Sometimes we're ashamed of the condition of our city," Weaver said Friday, pointing out scrapyards and derelict buildings dotting the waterfront.
Posted on Thursday, May 03, 2012 06:15 AM
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Landscape architect Jeffrey Staates, of Phillips, Farevaag, Smallenberg, plots ideas on a map of Orillia in one of six workshops that took place Wednesday at Branch 34 of the Royal Canadian Legion. The workshops are part of the city's design charrette public consultation process. The public input will help develop a downtown/waterfront revitalization plan. Orillians have "a lot of ideas" to revitalize downtown and the waterfront, says George Dark, a partner with Urban Strategies.
Posted on Wednesday, May 02, 2012 08:00 AM
Revitalizing Orillia's downtown and waterfront is about "recapturing the land," George Dark, a partner with Urban Strategies, said Tuesday.
"It's now time to really get a very imaginative and creative set of ideas together," Dark said.
More than 150 people took part in the first day of...
Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012 05:45 AM
Thursday, April 26, 2012; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -
Public Invited to Help Shape Future of Orillia's Downtown and Waterfront
-ORILLIA - Local residents are being invited to help shape the future development of Orillia’s downtown and waterfront during a public consultation process taking place next week.
The City of Orillia is hosting a Design Charrette for Orillia's Downtown and Waterfront from May 1 to 4 at the Orillia branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Mississaga Street.
A charrette is an interactive...